Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official 'Survey Area' as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. The data are freely and openly accessible to anyone. Download the raw data, share this survey, and learn more about the data collection methodology through the links at the bottom of the page.

Litter Survey

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Kapiti Island - Boulder Bank South

4 July 2021

Guardians of Kāpiti Marine Reserve

Rosa Harper

Overview

B

5

2.5

1.3

100m x 20m

Boulder

Items per 1,000m2

56

Products

111

1830

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 91 896
Resin pellets A N/A
Food wrappers 4 4
Rope 10 229
Fishing gear 4 45
Fishing line 1 2
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 33 122
Other Plastic 1 1
Cable ties & zip ties 1 1
Strapping bands & tape 5 5
Gloves 1 3
Bottle caps & lids 11 45
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 11 61
Bottles <= 2 L 3 357
Toys, sport, & recreation 2 6
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 4
Shotgun wadding & shells 3 11
Paper & Cardboard 11 22
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 11 22
Wood 5 898
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 898
Glass & Ceramic 3 5
Glass or ceramic fragments 3 5
Metal 1 9
Construction material 1 9

Materials

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